14 Of Our Fave Summer Recipes

Juicy steak, crunchy corn, savoury kebabs and grilled veg. These are summer’s greatest hits.

COLD SOBA WITH CUCUMBERS, WATERCRESS, AND SESAME

Soba noodles are one of the few noodles that are actually better cold than hot. They don’t have that gummy, starchy thing happening, and they stay soft and wonderful even after a sleepover in your fridge. This cucumber and watercress salad is perfect for hot nights. Get the recipe: Cold Soba With Cucumbers, Watercress, And Sesame

FABULOUS FISH TACOS WITH MANGO SALSA AND ZESTY LIME MAYO

Fish tacos are often made with breaded or battered and fried fish, this lighter, healthier, version is fresh and flavourful. Get the recipe: Fabulous Fish Tacos With Mango Salsa And Zesty Lime Mayo

MEXICAN-STYLE GRILLED CORN ON THE COB

Charring cobs of corn directly on the grill adds a deliciously smoky flavour, and is much easier than boiling large quantities on the stovetop. Brush those charred babies with butter, mayo and a sprinkle with feta or toasted coconut. Get the recipe: Mexican-Style Grilled Corn on the Cob

PICNIC PASTA SALAD

There's no doubt that pasta salad is a summer staple. This recipe uses fresh herbs blended with a creamy base that really carries the dressing all the way to flavour town. Throw in super ripe cherry tomatoes to give the salad a juicy sweetness and beautiful pop of colour. Get the recipe: Picnic Pasta Salad

GRILLED STEAK WITH CHIMICHURRI

Is it even summer if you don’t make steak? The bright, fresh taste of chimichurri cuts the richness of the steak. Make it for date night, company or when you simply feel like living your best life. Get the recipe: Grilled Steak with Chimichurri

SPICY ASIAN CHICKEN WINGS

Whether it's for dinner, an appetizer or to bring to the party, these sweet and spicy chicken wings do not disappoint. Get the recipe: Spicy Asian Chicken Wings

LAMB SOUVLAKI WITH GARLICKY TZATZIKI

We love food on sticks. Juicy lamb is marinated in olive oil, lemon juice, crushed garlic and fresh rosemary. Plus, Greek yogurt makes DIY tzatziki no sweat. Get the recipe: Lamb Souvlaki with Garlicky Tzatziki

PULLED PORK TACOS

The thing about this recipe is that anything goes. We’re champions of pulled pork, but if you’re feeling a brisket or some chicken thighs, you do you. Just don’t skimp on the guacamole, K? Get the recipe: Pulled Pork Tacos

MAPLE CEDAR PLANKED SALMON

If your kids aren’t fans of fish, salmon is a good starting point. The meaty fish cooks up in a hurry and soaks up the wood flavours of the cedar plank. Smother it with our maple syrup glaze and serve alongside your fave grilled veg. Perfect.Summer.Dinner. Get the recipe: Maple Cedar Planked Salmon

SUMMER GREEN VEGETABLES

Summer yields the best veg, here we have green beans, asparagus, snap peas and zucchini getting friendly with a zesty dressing and crumbled feta. Get the recipe: Summer Green Vegetables

MEDITERRANEAN WATERMELON SALAD

Big, juicy, crunchy cubes of watermelon get along real well with all sorts of salad-y ingredients, from greens to blueberries and, in this case, purple onion, salty feta and a balsamic dressing. Get the recipe: Mediterranean Watermelon Salad

MUFFULETTA

Here’s the deal with muffuletta: good, chewy bread is hollowed out then stuffed within an inch of its life with cold cuts, cheese, roasted veg and pesto. You can get creative, too, adding things like slices of apple or green beans. This is one sandwich that tastes better with age. Get the recipe: Muffuletta

CHICKPEA BURGERS

You already have your own go-to meat-y burg recipe, so here’s our fave veggie variety. Chickpeas are inexpensive but totally adaptable, think of this as a giant falafel. Sounds good, right? Get the recipe: Chickpea Burgers

CHARRED CORN POBLANO SALAD WITH FETA

Here’s summer’s golden child making an appearance again. A warm salad of roasted veg and our fave crumbled cheese is something we can get behind, a hundo P. Get the recipe: Charred Corn Poblano Salad with Feta
COLD SOBA WITH CUCUMBERS, WATERCRESS, AND SESAME
FABULOUS FISH TACOS WITH MANGO SALSA AND ZESTY LIME MAYO
MEXICAN-STYLE GRILLED CORN ON THE COB
PICNIC PASTA SALAD
GRILLED STEAK WITH CHIMICHURRI
SPICY ASIAN CHICKEN WINGS
LAMB SOUVLAKI WITH GARLICKY TZATZIKI
PULLED PORK TACOS
MAPLE CEDAR PLANKED SALMON
SUMMER GREEN VEGETABLES
MEDITERRANEAN WATERMELON SALAD
MUFFULETTA
CHICKPEA BURGERS
CHARRED CORN POBLANO SALAD WITH FETA

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